House of Lords debates

Thursday, 11 May 2023

  • Horizon Europe - Question

    17 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what plans they have for the United Kingdom to join the Horizon Europe scientific research programme.

  • NHS: Allocation of Financial Resources - Question

    24 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what financial resources are being allocated for (1) additional beds, (2) extra ambulances, and (3) the recruitment and training of extra NHS staff.

  • Army Foundation College: Welfare Inspection Regime - Question

    14 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of Ofsted’s welfare inspection regime in respect of the Army Foundation College in Harrogate.

  • Coronation: Policing - Question

    23 speeches

    To ask His Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the policing arrangements during the Coronation weekend.

  • Post Office Executives: Bonuses - Commons Urgent Question

    18 speeches

    The following Answer to an Urgent Question was given in the House of Commons on Wednesday 10 May. “The situation is extremely concerning and deeply regrettable and the Post Office is right...

  • Northern Ireland (Interim Arrangements) Bill - First Reading

    The Bill was brought from the Commons, read a first time and ordered to be printed.

  • Northern Ireland Troubles (Legacy and Reconciliation) Bill - Committee (4th Day)

    Relevant documents: 5th Report from the Constitution Committee, 6th Report from the Joint Committee on Human Rights Clause 34: No criminal investigations except through ICRIR reviews

    • Amendment 146

      26 speeches

      Lord Browne of Ladyton: Moved by Lord Browne of Ladyton 146: Clause 34, page 28, line 10, leave out “continued or”Member’s explanatory statementThis probing amendment deletes...

    • Amendment 154A

      2 speeches

      Lord Faulks: Tabled by Lord Faulks 154A: After Clause 38, insert the following new Clause—“Authorisation of interim custody orders under the Detention of Terrorists (Northern...

      Amendment 166

      4 speeches

      Lord Hogan-Howe: Moved by Lord Hogan-Howe 166: After Clause 42, insert the following new Clause—“Amendment of the Code for Prosecutors for Troubles-related offencesIn section 37 of...

      Amendment 172

      15 speeches

      Lord Dodds of Duncairn: Moved by Lord Dodds of Duncairn 172: Clause 44, page 35, line 25, at end insert—“(2A) The designated persons have an overarching duty to ensure that no...

  • Royal Assent

    The following Act was given Royal Assent: Higher Education (Freedom of Speech) Act.

  • Online Safety Bill - Committee (6th Day)

    Relevant document: 28th Report from the Delegated Powers Committee Clause 14: Duties to protect news publisher content

    • Amendment 50B

      9 speeches

      Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: Moved by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay 50B: Clause 14, page 15, line 30, leave out “subsection (2)(a)” and insert “this...

    • Amendments 50C to 50E

      1 speech

      Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: Moved by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay 50C: Clause 14, page 15, line 44, leave out subsection (11)Member’s explanatory statementThis amendment omits a...

      Amendment 50F

      1 speech

      Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay: Moved by Lord Parkinson of Whitley Bay 50F: Clause 15, page 17, line 14, at end insert—“(8A) In determining what is proportionate for the purposes of...

      Amendment 52

      22 speeches

      Baroness Merron: Moved by Baroness Merron 52: After Clause 15, after Clause 15, insert the following new Clause—“Health disinformation and misinformation(1) This section sets out the...

      Amendment 52A

      15 speeches

      Lord Knight of Weymouth: Moved by Lord Knight of Weymouth 52A: After Clause 15, insert the following new Clause—“Duty to inform users about accuracy of content on a service(1) This...

      Amendment 53

      10 speeches

      Baroness Morgan of Cotes: Moved by Baroness Morgan of Cotes 53: Clause 16, page 18, line 10, at end insert—“(3A) Content that constitutes a fraudulent advertisement within the...

What is this?

Debates in the House of Lords are an opportunity for Peers from all parties (and crossbench peers, and Bishops) to scrutinise government legislation and raise important local, national or topical issues.

And sometimes to shout at each other.

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